Grab a cup of coffee or tea,  perhaps a glass of wine. Kick back and glimpse into the heart…and soul…of a Tibet long past and lost forever through the eyes of our Apsos. Explore history as we share our journey with this ancient breed. The history of FFTFleetFireTimbers. The history of Kunza. The history of the Gompa dogs. Meet us, the dogs and the people who became a part of our lives.
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More puppy fun at 6 1/2 weeks

The puppies are being exposed to different obstacles, which in turn is ingraining the fact that it is ok to walk on different textures, things that move or go into the dark.  All the puppies in the litter can do this little luring exercise, as shown in the video.  Their mom taught them how to go through the tunnel and they run and play chase through it all the time.  A board that moves?  No worries, the  puppies know they get a treat when they go on it. The importance of allowing the puppies to explore and build their self esteem at this young age will allow the puppies adjust to new situations that much easier as they mature.
(The puppy in the video is spoken for-she is staying with us!  Meet FFT Woodlyn’s Escape From The Cold , call name “Maui”)

6 1/2 weeks

In this video we see Harper playing with her puppies.   Teaching her puppies about “appropriate” play is just one of the many things a mother dog teaches, and it is the reason allowing the puppies to stay with their mom and littermates until an older age is so important.

The latest on the puppies

Puppies are doing wonderful!  Lots of firsts this past week. Moved into the kitchen to be exposed to all the noises and goings on in the home.  Aspen, my daughter’s Viszla stayed with us for 10 days, and the puppies learned to love her, not at all fazed by her size and exuberance.  They were also introduced to solid food, which they are liking it a little more each day, although their favorite thing to do is walk through the food. They have really started interacting with each other and playing with toys. They are very outgoing and exploring all the new things in their lives.

They’ve opened their eyes!

Julie reports: Puppies are now 2 1/2 weeks old. Their eyes opened a few days ago and they are just starting to try and get up on their legs.

The boys…puppies boys 2.5 wk (2)The dark girls…puppies dark girl 2.5More girls…puppies girls 2.5 wk

Puppies are here!

During the night Harper whelped six puppies. Four girls and two boys…


Puppies expected!

Harper’s expecting puppies the end of December! If you’re interested in a puppy, please contact Julie. She’ll ask you to fill out this questionnaire, We’ll post puppy updates, if you’re simply interested in watching the puppies


Harper agility


Taz headshot



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